What's New September 2015 Course Topics Obstetric Course Topic: PPROM AND PRETERM LABOR Article 1: Infectious and Inflammatory Morbidity in Conjunction with PPROM In addition to the overarching learning objectives, upon completion, the learner also will be able to: List neonatal outcomes associated with inflammation and chorioamnionitis after PPROM. Explain the antepartum management of patients with PPROM. Describe inflammatory and infectious pathways of PPROM. Interpret the fetal heart rate tracing. (Fetal Monitoring participants only.) Article 2: Management of Pregnancy after Arrested Preterm Labor In addition to the overarching learning objectives, upon completion, the learner also will be able to: Explain the role and risk of repeated steroid administrations in the management of preterm labor. List five tocolytics and their mechanisms of action. Describe the prevalence of preterm versus term delivery after one episode of preterm labor. Interpret the fetal heart rate tracing. (Fetal Monitoring participants only.) Gynecology Course Topic: HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS (HPV) TESTING AS A SCREENING TOOL FOR CERVICAL CANCER In addition to the overarching learning objectives, upon completion, the learner also will be able to: Identify the most common types of high-risk HPV (hrHPV) associated with cervical cancer. Discuss current uses of HPV testing as part of a comprehensive cytology screening program for cervical cancer. Describe the proposed algorithm for incorporating primary HPV screening as stated by the 2015 Interim Clinical Guidelines. List potential benefits and disadvantages of utilizing HPV testing as the primary screening tool for cervical cancer. In addition to these course materials, here is what else is available this month: Clinical Quandary focusing on "How Often Should a Newborn be Reweighed?" Video feature on Fetal Monitoring Strip Interpretation, eligible for CNE Contact Hour credit Web-rounds lecture on "Preventing Preterm Birth" menoPAUSE article on "Hair today, Gone Tomorrow. What's Testosterone Got to do With It?" Link to our overarching course objectives: Obstetric with Fetal Monitoring Antepartum/Postpartum Gynecology Sign up for the periFACTS® Online Continuing Education program to access these credit-bearing courses and educational materials! Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care Now Available! NEW! Our Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care (EIONC) program is ideal for both new and experienced nursing professionals to introduce and reinforce the essentials of inpatient obstetric nursing care. The series is designed to orient nurses new to the perinatal unit and provide the most current and comprehensive education for more experienced staff, allowing educators to reinforce knowledge and establish consistent care across the unit. The program will help reduce risk and errors, increase efficiency and patient care, reinforce and document staff competency, and grow the knowledge and skills of the nurses in your unit. The series is made up of six courses and is eligible for up to 50 CNE Contact Hours. Learn more and shop available courses and series subscriptions today! Stop by our Booth #1744 at the 2015 ANCC National Magnet Conference! We are proud to announce we will be exhibiting in the 2015 ANCC Magnet Conference! Be sure to stop by our booth #1744 to learn about our new programs and continuing education courses, and for exclusive giveaways and discounts! Become a periFACTS® Ambassador! We are excited to roll out our brand new periFACTS® Ambassador Program! Each individual who successfully signs up a NEW group of 15 or more members to our Online Continuing Education program, will receive a FREE 1-year subscription! Learn more today! Coming Soon! We are proud to announce that COMING SOON in the summer of 2015 we will be rolling out a series of "Essentials Courses" on the Essentials of Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care and the Essentials of Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM). Each "Essentials" program will offer a series of courses, eligible for CNE Contact Hour credit. Our Essentials of EFM will also be available as a NCC* EFM-Certificate exam prep tool. Check back to our periFACTS® Store often to be the first to access our NEW Essentials Courses! Note: *This item is provided as an educational tool and is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with the National Certification Corporation (NCC). Fetal Monitoring Textbook & Post-Test Check out our NEW Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: Pathophysiology and Practice Textbook and Online Post-Test Bundle! Earn up to 28.0 CNE Contact Hours with up to 25.95 EFM Credits. Our online post-test is designed for individual clinicians who want to validate and expand their knowledge, and for managers and educators to document staff proficiency. Save 15% of the cover price with our bundle for only $99.95 with FREE textbook S&H! Learn more No Start-up Fee! We are now offering our Online Continuing Education program with no start-up fees, effective 3/2/15! Each new, individual or group subscriber will receive a free, electronic welcome guide that includes an electronic copy of our Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: Pathophysiology and Practice textbook and our “Getting Started” guide. Hard copies of our textbook are available for order at a special member’s price of only $53.96 and includes FREE Shipping and Handling! Not valid on previous purchases. Fetal Monitoring Resources NEW! Check out our new Fetal Monitoring Resources page in our online store! Check out all of our offerings for all levels of EFM providers. We offer educational tools, including our best-selling Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Textbook, Online Courses including (CNE) Nursing Contact Hours, FHR Strip Interpretation Videos and much more! Link New Books in Our Store Visit our new Book Shelf in our secure, online store to view our selection of books on a variety of topics, including OB/GYN, women's health and leadership. Store Link 2016 Topics We are excited to announce our topics planned for our 2016 periFACTS Online Continuing Education program for the Obstetrics program. 2016 Topic List *Please note 2016 topics subject to change. Free Trial - Antepartum/Postpartum We are happy to announce we have expanded our FREE trial to our PeriFACTS® Online Continuing Education program to include our Antepartum/Postpartum course. Trial subscribers will now have the option to choose from either our Obstetrics with Fetal Monitoring or our Antepartum/Postpartum courses to preview. Our Gynecology course is included in both programs. We also offer Nursing Contact Hour credit for the successful completion of our courses during your trial period. Learn more Word Search As part of National Game & Puzzle Week, here is a free, OB/GYN-themed Word Search. Enjoy! Word Search Puzzle 2015 Topics Check out our 2015 Topics* for the periFACTS® OB/GYN Academy's annual online continuing education program. *2015 topics subject to change without notice. New - periFACTS® Library periFACTS® now is making its content available to those who do not participate in our program. After our learning materials (articles and review tests) close for our participants, they will be available for purchase on our store. Nursing contact hours are included. menoPAUSE Medicine Starting in September 2013, we proudly added an additional article to our monthly periFACTS® program titled "menoPAUSE." Each month, the "menoPAUSE" medicine article will provide readers with a short discussion regarding various aspects on the menopause transition. Another added benefit to subscribing to out monthly periFACTS® program! Sign up today in our store! Our New Book is Here! We are pleased to announce the release of our new fetal monitoring textbook, Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: Pathophysiology and Practice! Completely revised to update terminology and to include the most up-to-date information on maternal and fetal physiology and its use in interpretation of fetal assessment Now in color, making fetal heart rate tracings easier to see and interpret Review questions at the end of every chapter New clinical case studies to test your fetal heart rate interpretation skills Order online through our store today!